- About the College
- Veterinary Medical Center
- Departments & Offices
Type of Experience:
Primarily Large Animal; 70% Dairy, 20% Equine, 5% Caprine, rest Beef, Camelid and others. We do also have an associated busy Small Animal Clinic.
Relatively large (5 veterinarians on the road) primarily dairy and equine practice, with some goats, beef cattle, and camelids rarely seen. Our equine practice is heavily concentrated in routine vaccination, sick animals, dentistry, and reproduction. Our dairy practice is primarily ultrasounding, surgery, records evaluation and instruction in English and Spanish.
Educational Resources Available:
Countryside Veterinary Service holds annual producer meetings for dairymen (March)and equine clientelle(May). Drs. Crosley, Videto, and Kieffer actively monitor and occationally participate in the discussions on AABP-L and Dr. Crosley also monitors AAEP-L. All of our veterinarians attend continuing education meetings every year. We have a Doctors meeting once per month to discuss procedure, cases, continuing issues and make practice decisions.
Responsibilities Expected of Participating Students:
It is expected that students will treat veterinarians and clients with respect and professionalism. We expect our students to be patient but ready to participate in on farm and at clinic activities
Students can avail themselves of experience between 8-12 hours per day 5 days a week. If desired they can also go with the veterinarian on call during the weekend, but that is an opportunity and not a requirement. Students generally attend with several different veterinarians during their rotation.
Is Student Housing Available?:
Students generally stay with Dr. & Mrs. Crosley at their home at no charge for room and board.
Countryside Veterinary Service
14247 E Chicago
Somerset, MI 49281
cvsoffice [at] aol [dot] com
Clinical Supervisor of Elective:
Greg Crosley DVM